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Focus now shifting to 2016 Rio Olympics
Brazil sighed a relief after hosting a successful football World Cup. Now, the attention is on preparation for Rio 2016.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 14:58 GMT
Brazil's evicted 'won't celebrate World Cup'
Many of those forced from their homes in preparation for the football tournament are asking: 'World Cup for whom?'
Last updated: 26 May 2014 10:17 GMT
Rio fare hike protests turn violent
Police and protesters clash in Brazilian city's main train station in a demonstration against a 10-cent bus fare hike.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2014 08:26 GMT
Police clash with striking teachers in Brazil
Tear gas and rubber bullets fired at teachers gathered in Rio de Janeiro's centre demanding better pay.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 01:42 GMT
Brazil's Olympic-sized problems
The organisation of global events are often alleged to be mired in illegal proposals and shady dealings.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 19:34 GMT
Protests roil Brazil despite fare rollback
Protesters clash with police even after two biggest cities reverse increase in bus and subway fares.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2013 12:56 GMT
Mass Rio protest over oil royalty measure
Tens of thousands rally against a measure that would deprive the state of Rio $1.7bn oil royalties in 2013 alone.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2012 06:31 GMT
Rio de Janeiro mayor wins re-election bid
Eduardo Paes' victory in country's municipal elections means he will remain at city's helm during 2016 Summer Olympics.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 11:19 GMT
Olympic flag arrives in Brazil
Move marks the official start of Rio de Janerio's preparations for the 2016 Games.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 03:51 GMT
Structural failure blamed for Rio collapse
Four bodies found after collapse of three multi-storey buildings in the centre of Rio de Janeiro.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2012 01:44 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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